Lab Manager / Senior Chemist

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the laboratory’s daily operations and analyzing of the precious metals content using scientific ways and any other duties related to the role
  • Manage laboratory set-ups including procurement and placement of all consumables, equipment, and fixtures
  • General maintenance of equipment and housekeeping of the laboratory
  • Monitoring the safety compliance of all lab consumables, equipment, and fixtures
  • Setting of the laboratory monthly and quarterly operational budget and monitor the budget closely
  • Responsible for the proper operation and maintenance of all analytical and laboratory equipment
  • Oversee related licenses applications
  • Instruct team members to prepare and do testing of precious metals laden samples from spent auto catalysts, electronic waste, gold refining etc on time and responsible for the test results
  • Development of company’s Standard Operating Procedures for the testing and analysis
  • In charge of the gold & silver testing, drive the identification of testing and analytical methodologies for the testing and refining of base and precious metals from Spent catalysts, jewelries, and other precious metals laden scrap
  • Manage ICP & XRF and New Research and development of analytical and recovery methods and procedures
  • Work with the business team and other team members to support the development of capability and skill set to perform sample analysis of Precious Metals and determine the most efficient recovery strategy
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of gold and silver testing and refining technologies, ensure that the laboratory testing and refining level meet the market transaction standards
  • Involved in the recruitment (Interviewing) & retention of Lab staff and their skills upgrading
Department: Laboratory Management
Project Location(s): West
Education: At least Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry or any other equivalent qualifications
Compensation: $5,500 to $7,000


  • At least Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry or any other equivalent qualifications
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience in laboratory management
  • Familiar with ICP & XRF detection precious metal technology and have no less than 3 years of ICP & XRF laboratory testing experience
  • Gold and silver detection and recovery and refining technology will be an added advantage
  • Have experience in setting up and overseeing up ICP & XRF Testing lab including the license application from the relevant authorities
  • Have experience choosing and setting up equipment and processes to recover precious metals recovery including gold, silver, platinum, palladium is an advantage. Best if he or she is experienced in recovery rhodium
  • Experience in ISO renewals will be an added advantage
  • Must have good reading comprehension and communication skills
  • Analytical and critical thinking with an open mind for creativity
  • Ability to work at strategic level as well as possessing the discipline to handle details
  • Strong communications skills to interface and relate to the different strata in the organisation and cultures
  • Ability to influence and negotiate desire end results

Other Information

  • Working Location: 8 Penjuru Place
  • Job type: Permanent, Full-time
  • Salary: $5,500 to $7,000

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